The citizen. (Honesdale, Pa.) 1908-1914, March 23, 1910, Image 1

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Bogus Baron Had a Mania
For Marrying.
Judge Dike In Sentencing Zimmer
man Tells Him That His Habit
of Deceiving Women Was
a Disease.
New YorU. March 22. The polypi- '
mist, Arthur 13. Zimmerman. nl)as
Unron von Llchtcnsteln, was sentenced i
in the Kings county court to live years ,
in Sing Sing, and Judge Dike In giv-1
lug sentence said that Zimmerman ,
had married twenty-four women since i
J872 and that he had married eleven
of them lu one year. j
Zimmerman is" nbout live feet ten
Inches tall, is stocky and has a grist- i
zled beard, lie Is not far from llfty I
years old. After his Inst excursion
into matrimony he ran away to Cana
da and was extradited on the com
plaint of .Mrs. Louise Hall, a dress
maker. Following is a list of Zimmerman's
marriages, with" their Issue:
JS72 Marie Grenlnser.
1574 Carolln Ilohrine.
187C Carrlo Hauser.
1575 Dorothy von Schollon.
1S7D Sophie Maler.
1ETS Rosa Dahus.
1S7J Gertrude Hauscher. boy and Rlrl.
1S75 Anna Jaeper, one boy.
1S75 Charlotte DoerlnB.
lSTTv-Adelalde DortllnR.
1STC Mlna Hausdoerfer, twins.
1ST5 Louisa Abernuoller. boy and girl.
1875 Augusta von Boehraer.
187G Louise Holtman, one gtrl.
1879 Adelaide Voken, twins.
1880 lena. Hcltze, one boy.
1851 Mlna Ketsler, twins, boys.
1852 Antonla Krenf, one boy.
1SS&-Anna Klakzellter. one girl.
188C Maria von Uecken, three boys and
one girl,
lkD7 Frederlka llagonlauch.
1904 Amelia Jasses.
1904 Emily Grohman.
15)03 Louise Hahl.
Uefore Judge Dlko .passed sentence
he addressed Zlmmcrinnn ns follows:
"Marriage with you was not only n
habit, It was n disease, and when, ns
In your ense, it was accompanied with ,
elements of high finance in always se-1
curing from your victims all the. cash
they possessed In the world your ar
rest and conviction became a positive
boon to the community at large.
"Apparently you hnre operated In
very many states In mnrryinB various
women, and you began as enrly ns
1872. Your life has practically been
passed In marrying, securing the prop
erty of and leaving your victims In or
der to seek nnother.
"From your own confession to de
tectives In the Jail Just now twenty
four women have been victimized by
you, eleven of whom have children
by you. three of them twins. It will
he Impossible probably- ever to know
how much money you have secured In
this way. Hy checks and other evi
dence we hud that you have obtained
money apparently to go into business
and then have disappeared."
Zimmerman Is father of nineteen
children, some of whom were lorn in
Germany. Thirteen of his wives he
married there prior to ills coming- to
this country in 1870. The year before
he left Germany he married eleven
women. Judge Dike's list carried his
two latest wives, Emily Grohman,
whom he married in 1004, and Louisa
Hahl, whom ho married Inst April.
' on the board as a test in pronuncia-
DR. MYERS SUED FOR LIBEL. Hon. These were: Niche, jugular.
! gladiolus, dirigible, banquet, enr-
Rev. B. V. Bauder Wants $50,000 From buretor, zoology, clematis, ignorn
Tremonl Temple Pastor. mus, calliope, facade, Malay, Penry.
Syracuse. N. V., March 22.-Tlio Rev. Miss Storm's paper was ably read
Dr Cortland Myers, pastor of Tre-1 Florence Jones. It stated the use
mont temple. Boston, Is defendant hi i ' maps ns nn importnnt factor In
an action brought by the Rev. Brad-ith" History claBS. The History les
ford V. Bauder or Lyons for $50,000 son should have three points in view:
.in,..,, r,,r ,iiim.i mni i 1. To Imtiart knowledge; 2. To fos-
It Is charged that Dr. Myers Jeal
ously said things nbout Mr. Bauder
which kept him from securing the pas
torate of a lnrgc Unptist church at
Bridgeport, Conn., after he hnd re
ceived a call from that plnce.
Dr. Myers is alleged to have written
to members of the Urldgeport church
saying things nbout Mr. Bauder which
led the church to recnll the Invitation
to him to become pastor. Mr. Bauder
tells of the humiliation and disgrace
to which ho was sulijected because of
alleged malicious nnd fnlse statements
and thinks he is justified in demand
ing dainnces In the sum of SWiOOO,
"iw Zealand Aid For Shackleten.
London, March 22. New Zealand
will contribute 1,000 guineas toward
the expense of Captain Scott's nntnrc
tic expedition.
Bulgarian Monarch In Constantinople.
Constantinople, March 22. The king
and queen of Bulgarln arrived hero
ind were entliuslustlcnlly received,
News Snapshots
Of the Week
lln Is Mrs. lulls -If tii 1 1 or husband
of n general strl!e Chairman Woodruff
lxc!il Teuehers' Institute for Iake
and Snlcni District AVu.s Very In
structive in Many Ways Prof. J.
D. Storm One of the Spenkers.
The Local Institute for Lake and
Salem district opened at ten o'clock
Mfirch 12, 1910. In the Ariel school
building, with a song, "The Dattle
Hymn of the Republic," and devo
tional exercises conducted by Super
intendent Koehier.
The ilrst paper, on "Whnt Teach
ing Taught Me,'' by Alma Schtiller,
was very interesting and contained
many helpful hints, 'as "Do not try to
accomplish too much in the short
time we have, but do the work
thoroughly and take time to give
the backward child a little needful
help and encouragement."
A well-written paper on "Geogra
phy" was then read by Pearl Kelley,
which brought out the need of teach
ing the beginners, the lakes, streams,
ditches and water breaks near the
school in order tp lead the child to
comprehend the similar subjects in
A very good paper on "A Teach-
ur b uui iu uiiubeii, w.ia rt?iiu uy
T . . . .. . Til I.1 ,, .1 1... ,
Florence Uoyce. She says teachers
should take care of themselves phy
sically and have the best mental
training to get the necessary results.
Institute was then adjourned until
1 o'clock p. m.
The afternoon session was opened
by singing "America," Rev. Van
Sciver conducted the devotional ex
ercises. Prof. J. D. Storm rend, a very in
structive paper on "How Teachers
May Improve Their English and the
English of Their Pupils." As chil
dren are great imitators teachers
should be careful to use the best
English at all times and at all places.
Another good suggestion was for the
teachers and pupils both to make
use of the Dictionary, not only for the
meaning of words, but the pronunci
ation. Ho then wrote a list of words I
ter healthy national pride; 3. To
cultivate a taBto for historical rend
ing. It wns thoroughly discussed by
Prof. Storm nnd Miss uoyce, nrtor
which a song was sung.
Miss Eva Palmer read a very good
paper on "Primary Reading." The
different methods of reading were
discussed but the word method was
Mr. White yery ably presented the
subject "ilow to Develop the Mind."
Ho states that tho child learns better
by assoclotlon. For Instance, tako
the letters a, b, c, they would not ho
learned ns readily us g, w, r, for
when wo see tho letter "g" tho mind
generally thlnkB of girls; "w" wear;
"r" rather largo hats. Tho faculties
of tho mind should all be developed.
After tho paperB woro read and
discussed, Prof. Btorm passed slips of
paper around on which wore written
Incorrect sontences commonly used,
to bo corrected with the oeason for
tho correction, some of which woro:
1. Of the two evils Chooso tho least.
2. He done his work before ho came
to school.
1 uc litiusevell part) vl-.Itcd l tie sliuw places of
Heacli Itarney Oldlleld drove n mile lu 27 IS.'i-lOO
but accepted government mediation, raulhan's
Russian revolutionist, was exiled to Siberia. The
committed suicide. President (Sreenwnlt of the Pennsylvania Federation of Labor ordered a vote on the question
of 'the New York Republican committee defended his position against the attacks of Senator Itoot and others
3. The man has went by long ago.
4. His parents do not approve of
him going to the fair.
r. Ho uses bad grammar.
G. Just between you and I, he was
to blame.
7. I was talking with a historian
about Lincoln. ...
5. They tried to each tell two stor
ies. 9. She graduated last summer.
10. Who is there? It is mo.
11. I think I will go to the ball
12. Will you send me your recipe
for making bread?
Institute was closed with a song,
"Rod lie With You Till We Meet
A. M. JONES, Secretary.
COLE .Miss Hazel Cole, .daugh
ter of Mrf'and Mrs. William -Cole of
WInterdale, died Monday, March 14,
at the home of her sister,. Mrs. Benj.
Richards of Hancock. Deceased wns
1 8 years of age. Besides her par
ents, she Is survived by two brothers
and one sister. '
P E N N E L L Chajles V. Pen
nell, a prominent citizen of Uswlck,
Paupack township, died very sudden
ly at his home on Wednesday, March
1C, 1910. Deceased was around at
tending to ills daily duties, when lie
was taken suddenly ill with convul
sions. Dr. Rodmnn of Hawley, was
called, but he was beyond all earthly
help, and passed away shortly after
Ho was a member of three
Lodges, the 1. O. O. F. No. 1 1 CI. of
which he was recording secretary; the
Hildegard Uebekah Lodge, No. 350,
and the P. O. S. of A., all of Lake
ville. iDeceased is survived by his
wife, two sons, Clarence, of Eetna,
Ind., and Lester, at home; also two
daughters, .Mrs. Win. Seegar, of
Lakeville, nnd Gladys, at home. The
funeral services were held Sunday
morning at 10 o'clock at the house,
Rev. II. T. Perkiss officiating, nnd at
10:30 a. in. from the Methodist
church. The Odd Fellows attended
in a body by request from the family.
Stt Patrick's Day Celebration Whs a
Grand Affair.
On the evening of St. Patrick's
Dny the A. O. H. of Hawley gave
a banquet which was attended by
nbout seventy people. Including a
large contingent from Honesdale.
The hall, which is In the Standard
Opera House, was beautifully deco
rated for tho occasion with the nat
ional colors of the United States and
Ireland. After the banquet Rev. H.
J. Burke, tho pastor of the Catholic
church at Hawley, gnve a very inter- Three hundred dollnrs to Emaline
estlng talk on the effect which St. smith, widow of Nicholas Smith,
Patrick's conversion of Ireland hasjmte of Clinton township, dee'd.
hod on the civilization of the world. in ro estate of Fred Haggorty, late
He was followed by Rev. F. J. Dunn,if Texas township, do'd. auditor's re
who paid n glowing tribute to the port confirmed nbsolutoly by the
fervor nnd enthusiasm displayed by ' COurt.
tho Irish In the spread of Catholic-j i ro Bnie 0f real estate of Fannie
Uy. Prothonotary M. J. Hanlan de
llvered a patriotic address In which
he described tho part taken by tho
Irish race In tho establishment and
development of the great American
Republic. Tho affair was one of the
most enjoyable ever held In, Hawley
and will be long remembered by
those present.
Chile Breaks With Peru.
Lima, Peru, March 22. The Chilean
minister has been recalled. There Is
the gravest anxiety us to the future of
tho relations between tho two coun
tries. Wu Ting Fang to France.
Pekin, March 22. Wu Ting, Fang,
who wns recently recalled ns minister
to tho United States, is to bo appoint
td Chinese minister to France.
Air uikI Mi.i l aa'tjauun leiuriied
seconds. The western railroad llremen. headed by V.
tlights near New York attracted attention.
president nttended Thomas M. I.auglillii's
Will He the Lust Case Tried at ThK
Term of Court.
. The second week of the March
term of court opened Monday at 2
o'clock,-Judge A. T. Searlo presiding.
The following accounts were con
firmed absolutely by the court:
First and final account of J. A
Drown and H
W. Spencer, admin- 1
Istrators of Eliza C. Peters, dee'd,
late.jof Honcsdalc borough.
F(rst and final account of George
Ansley, testamentary guardian of
Homer Ansley.
First and final account of" C. D.
Tarhox, administrator of Lida Tar
box, late of Scott township,. dec'dS
Hirst and .final account, of Edwin
P.'ICifroe, administrator of J". C. Kil-
roe, late of Dyberry township, dee'd.
First and final account of Phoebe
Wheeler, administrator of Almond C.
Wheeler, late of Lake township, da d.
First and partial account of Henry
Wilson, administrator c. t. a., of Al
bert Whitmore, late of Honesdale,
First nnd final account of E. W
TttnnK. friuirfllnn nf Hnrlnv A. Flem-
inc. a weak minded norson. I
Last week Judge Searlo sentenced
PrPd Hmnninir nnd Prank Wnnrt. '
pnnvli-tiM of lirnklnir and entering
a public school property, to pay the 1
costs of prosecution, a fine of ten
dollars, and to undergo an imprison
ment of one month in the county
In the case of the Commonwealth
vs. Christian Sell, a nolle prosequi
In the matter of the Common
wealth vs. Hymnn .Miller, a rule was
granted on the Commonwealth to
show cause why judgment should not
be opened.
In tjie matter of appointment of n
Trensurer for Berlin township, pe
tition filed and read. H. W. Dunn i
appointed to position.
In re appointment of Supervisor
for Berlin township. Petition read
nnd tiled nnd Joseph G. Schwurz np
pointed. Tnx collectors' bonds for year
1910 approved by the court.
In the master of the application of
John Opekn, for a restnurnnt license
in Clinton township. Bond approved
nnd license granted.
The following upprnisements to
widows were confirmed absolutely by
the court:
Three hundred dollars to Ruth
Volgt, widow of George Volgt, late
of Honesdale, dee'd.
Three hundred dollnrs to Sarah
Woodwnrd, widow of C. II. Wood
, wnnj, late of Hawley, dee'd.
G. Hawkey, dee'd. Return of sale
filed and approved.
In tho matter of tho salo of real
estate of H, J. Sleg, late of Droher
township, dee'd. Return of sale or
dered. 4n the divorce proceedings of Nora
Oleson, llhellant vs. Olo Olson, re
spondent. Alias subpoena awarded.
Salo of the real estate of Drusilla
Young, a weak minded person, or
dered by tho court.
Decree of divorce awarded to
Georgia M. Mannlug, In tho caso of
Georglana Manning, llbellant, vs.
Hiram T. Manning, respondent.
In tho matter of a petition for
specific performance of contract mado
by A. W. Drown, lato of Starucca,
deceased, for salo of land. Order
mado that deod bo executed.
Tuesday morning Judge Llttlo
Hum llicir
world tutu. At Da.Motia
S. Carter, voted to strike.
Catherine Uresehkowsky, famous
funeral in Pittsburg. Mrs. Latigli-
heard the case of Charles II. Trues
dale, administrator of Adelaide
Truesdale, vs. Juliette Arnold, Frank
P. Arnold and .Mortimer Arnold.
Count In trover nnd conversion,
for personal property of the vaiue of
$2,883, owned by the said Adelaide
Truesdale at the time of her death,
July 13, 1908. and since that time
converted by defendants to their
own use. Damages laid at $2,883.
Plea: "Not guilty."
The plaintiff is represented by F.
P. Kimble and C. P. Searle; E. A.
Delaney and H. Wilson nppearing for
me ueienuanis.
The following jury is hearing the
case: John Kellerman, John P.
Flynn, Samuel Fltze, Simon Pomery,
Lucien Mumford, John Ewain, War
ren Miller, Henry Sterner, Peter
Swltzer, F. W.'Teglor. Perry Tall
inan, and John 'Roth.
Tuesday morning was takenup,w.itJh;
the" testimony of C H.Truesdale. the
plaintiff. Robert Jadwln. cashier of
the First National Bank of Carbon
dale, and C. E. Spencer, cashier of
the M. & M. Bank of the same plnce,
also testified briefly in regard to
some checks. The evidence in -the
case will bo given at more length in
a later edition of this paper.
As nil the other enses scheduled
lor tills weeK navo ueen eiuier set
tied or continued, the Truesdale case
will be the last one heard this term
of court. After a Jury hnd been
drawn in the above case, Judge Searle
dismissed the rest of the Jurors
The value of time. Lost capital
may be restored by diligent use of
experience; time lost Is lost forever.
The success of perseverance.
"Keeping everlnstingly nt it" always
brings the hoped for result.
The pleasure of working,
only really unhappy, rich or
are the idle.
The dignity of simplicity,
the "frills" are off the man is '
The worth of character. In the
last analysis the only real value Is n
clear conscience.
The power of kindness. It wins
when nil coercive measures fall.
The influence of example. Practice
does more than precept. In showing
the way.
The obligation of duty. Your con
cern should not so much be what
you get, as what you do for what you
The wisdom of economy. Tho
man who saves makes more than he
saves. From tho Master Printor
On her first entrance to her new
hut of snow an Eskimo woman Is
buoyed by hope of welcoming a son
What of her last Incoming to those
narrow confines? She knows that
the medicine man has decided that
lief sickness (s niortal when she Is
laid upon her bed of snow. ' She
gazes upon the feebly burning lamp
beside her, upon food and drink set
close at her hand. She sees her
loved ones pass out of the doorway
that needs no tunnel entrance to
Ueop chill airs away, for presently
tho door Is soaled with snow. Tho
chill of doath pierces through her en
voloplng furs. Her tomb Insures
that no long tarrying will bo hers.
Tho soul, companioning wjth her,
may refresh itself with food; but,
starving and freezing, her feeblo
body will witness oven that soul's
departure and know that Its hour
has como to perish alone. Harper's
ght, Nephew of Ed-
win Boot)
mbs Suddenly.
Charlotte, Ii5
Mnreh 22. Creston
known nctor. died
Clarke, the r5,
hero suddenly of heart disease.
Creston Clarke was born In Plilladel
phla In 1S(" nnd received Ids cduca
tloti In London and Paris. Ills first
appearance on the stage was at the
Adelphi theater, In I)mlon. -where he
acted the part of Francois in "Riche
lieu'' In the company of Edwin Booth,
his uncle.
Up to the year IPSO lie played hi
London and through the provinces
with ills uncle's company and in sup
port of his father, John Sleeper Clarke.
In lSXli Mr. Clarke Joined Lester
Wnllack's stock company in New York
and when that company went out of
existence Joined Augutln Daly's stock
company. The following year Mr.
Clarke became the head of his own
company, and it was in Richmond, Va..
that he Ilrttt appeared as a star In
Ills grandfather, Junius llrutus
Booth, also made his Ilrst stage ap
pearance hi that city many years he
fore. Mr. Clarke, at the head of his
company, toured the country for the
next ten years, playing the "Merchant
of Venice." "Richelieu," "The Fool's
Revenge'' and other standard plays.
.Mr. Clarke turned playwright in 1S97
and wrote "The Ijist of His Race."
Four year.-, ago lie starred lu "M.
Beaucalre," and during the season of
1007-S he took the road in "The Power
That) Governs."
His Progress In Egypt Outshines That
of Prince Eitel Friedrich.
Luxor, Egypt. Mnrch 22. The atten
tions which are being bestowed upon
Colonel Kocttevclt Increase In nn Im
pressive degree us lie npproaches the
nreas which contain a greater white
population. They do not, it can be
truthfully said, fall short of those con
ferred upon royalty Itself. Indeed, ns
rtn example the kaiser's son, Prince
Eltel Friedrich, who, with his wife. Is
traveling in Egypt, Js completely '
''dCIIfiScxl Uy theTgreatcf star and is not
getting one-tenth part of tho homage
which is being bestowed upon the for
mer president of the United States.
Colonel Roosevelt left Assouan a few
hours before the arrival of Prince El
tel, He telegraphed the prince ex
pressing ills regret that his plans pre
vented their meeting there. It Is prob
able that Colonel Roosevelt nnd the
prince will meet when the former la
the guest of the kaiser at Berlin.
After a reception at the hotel here,
which was attended by about u hun
dred Americans, Colonel Roosevelt nnd
his party drove over to Kaniak to view
the ruins there.
Ninety-five Per Cent of New Haven
Road Employees Want to Quit.
New Haven, Conn., March 22. The
committee of the New Haven road
men who counted the strike ballots In
tills city reports that between 1)5 and
IS per ceiH of the 4,000 trainmen, con
ductors and yardmen voted in favor
of striking.
The ballots were sent out when the
company turned down the mens de
mand for Increased wages and shorter
hours. The company will be formally
liotilled of tlie result of the vote at
once, ami an cuort win be uinue to
have President Mellon of the New
Hnveu road pas'i iiHu the men's
Before a strike Is ordered on the
road the national board of mediation
will be appealed to.
Chicago Federation of Labor Puts Ban
on Cleveland Team.
Chicago, March 22. The Chicago
Federation of Labor has placed n boy
cott on the Cleveland buseball nine
because the ball park at Cleveland
was built by nonunion labor.
Secretary Edward N. Nockals was
Instructed to communicate with Pres
ident Charles A. Coiuiskey of the
White Sox club to the effect that "or
ganized labor lu Chicago has the high
est regard for Captain Coiuiskey nnd
the White Sox, hut on account of the
'unfair attitude' of the managers of
tho Cleveland nine a boycott will be
placed on the gumes when the Cleve
lands piny in Chicago."
Fourth Centenary of the Cathedral of
San Juan to Be Observed.
San Juan, Porto Rico, March 22.
Ju response to u cull issued by Bishop
Jones of tho Catholic church a meet
ing of tho prominent men of tho Is
land will be held tomorrow to arrange
plans for tho celebration of the fourth
centenary of tho dedication of tho
cathedral of San Juuu nnd tho crea
tion by the popo of the dloceso of
Porto Rico.
It Is Intended to commemorate both
events by the endowment of an Insti
tution o4 learning or charity.
Actor and PI.